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As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders v Bangalore, Game 60, IPL 6


Cricketnext Staff,Cricketnext
May 12, 2013 at 07:27pm IST

Live updates from game 60 of IPL 6 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore played at JSCA International Cricket Stadium in Chennai.

KKR innings:

As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders v Bangalore, Game 60, IPL 6

Vinay Kumar picked up the wicket of Gautam Gambhir in the sixth over. (BCCI Images)

End of over 19.2: Doeschate hits four runs off the second ball of the 20th over as Kolkata win the match by five wickets.

End of over 19 - KKR 115 for 5: Unadkat starts the new over with two dot balls. Doeschate hits four runs on the third ball of the over to long on. Single off the next ball followed by a dot ball and a single. Kolkata need 5 runs in 6 balls.

End of over 18 - KKR 105 for 5 Vinay Kumar picks up the wicket of Manoj Tiwary as he tries to drive the full toss ball and gives it straight into the hands of Kohli at extra cover. Vinay started the new over with a single followed by two dot balls. Kolkata need 11 runs in 12 balls to win this match.

End of over 17 - KKR 102 for 4: Mithun picks up the wicket of Kallis as he tries to pull the ball and hits it staraight into the hand of Henriques at mid on. Jacques Kallis started the new over with two boundaries from first two balls of Mithun's over. Kolkata need 14 runs in 18 balls.

End of over 16 - KKR 87 for 3 Kartik starts the new over with three dot balls. Two singles from next two balls, followed by a dot ball. Kolkata need 29 runs in 24 balls to win this match.

End of over 15 - KKR 85 for 3: Ravi Rampaul starts the next over with a wide ball followed by two dot balls. Four runs from next four balls. Kolkata need 31 runs in 30 balls.

End of over 14 - KKR 80 for 3: Manoj Tiwary takes two runs to third man on the first ball of Mithun's over, followed by two singles from next two balls. Six runs off the over. Kolkata need 36 runs in 37 balls.

End of over 13 - KKR 74 for 3: Manoj Tiwary hit Kartik for four runs over over long on on the third ball of the over. Only six runs off the over. Kolkata need 42 runs in 42 balls.

End of over 11 - KKR 62 for 3: Kartik starts the new over with a dot ball followed by a wicket on the next ball. Yusuf Pathan goes for 18 lbw by Kartik. He was trying to play a sweep shot, misses it completely and Kolkata lose their third wicket. Manoj Tiwary is the next batsman in.

End of over 10 - KKR 61 for 2: Jacques Kallis hits four runs on the first ball of the Unadkat's over. It was a full length delivery and Kallis drives it to mid-off. Yusuf Pathan hits the fifth ball of the over to third man for four runs.

End of over 9 - KKR 51 for 2: Vinay Kumar starts the new over with two singles from the first two balls followed by a dot ball. One run from next three balls.

End of over 8 - KKR 46 for 2: Yusuf Pathan starts the eighth over with a six on the first ball of Kartik's over. It was a flighted delivery and Pathan hits it over long on. Eight runs off the over.

End of over 6 - KKR 31 for 2: Kolkata lose another wicket in the form of skipper Gautam Gambhir. Gambhir goes for a drive gets a thick edge, and Gayle takes a simple catch at wide slip. Vinay Kumar started the new over with three runs on the first ball followed by a dot ball and a wide.

End of over 5 - KKR 27 for 1: Unadkat starts the new over with two dot balls to kallis. Kallis takes two runs to mid wicket on the third ball followed by a single. Just five runs of the over.

End of over 4 - KKR 22 for 1: Mithun starts the next over with a dot ball as Gambhir misses a straight ball which kept low. Two more dot balls and Gambhir hits the fourth ball over backward point for four runs followed by two more boundares over sweeper cover.

End of over 3 - KKR 10 for 1: Mithun misses a simple catch at fine leg which goes for four runs. Mithun completely misjudged the chance as Kallis was trying to pull a shrot delivery from Rampaul. Just six runs from the third over.

End of over 2 - KKR 4 for 1: Four runs from the second over by Mithun. Kolkata are looking cautious after the fall of Bisla's wicket.

End of over 1 - KKR 0 for 1: Ravi Rampaul starts the first over for Bangalore with a wicket on the second ball of thie first over. Henriques takes a simple catch at backward point. Jacques Kallis is the next batsman in. Maiden over and a wicket for Rampaul.

RCB innings:

End of over 20 - RCB 115 for 9: Lakshmipathy Balaji started the last over of the innings with a double followed by a dot ball. Balaji gets the wicket of Murli Kartik on the third ball as he misses a slower delivery and gets bowled. Just six runs from the 20th over.

End of over 19 - RCB 109 for 8: Sunil Narine starts his last over with a dot ball followed with a wicket on the next ball. Narine gets his third wicket as Ravi Rampaul goes for a sweep and gets lbw. Narine picks another wicket on the fourth ball in the form of Mithun. Manoj Tiwary takes the catch at long on.

End of over 18 - RCB 105 for 6: Jacques Kallis picks up another wicket as Henriques loses his wicket trying to hit the ball over long on, doesn't get the timing right and Manoj Tiwary takes a simple catch. Bangalore are losing wickets trying to score the runs quickly but are looking no way near to a fighting total.

End of over 17 - RCB 102 for 5: Bangalore lose another wicket in the form of Saurabh Tiwary in the 17th over. Tiwary tries to defend the ball on the front foot misses, and the ball goes onto the stumps. Four runs to the third man boundary on the last ball.

End of over 16 - RCB 96 for 4: Balaji picked up the wicket on the fifth ball of the over. It was a slow off-cutter and De Villiers gets an edge as Bisla takes a simple catch. Balaji stared the new over with five runs from first three balls followed by a big six over deep extra cover on a full length delivery.

End of over 15 - RCB 84 for 3: Bhatia started the next over with two singles from first two balls. Single off the third ball followed by a dot ball. De Villers hits the last ball from Bhatia to fine leg for a boundary.

End of over 14 - RCB 76 for 3: Sunil Narine gets thewicket of Chris Gayle as he tries to hit him down the ground and gets stumped by Manvinder Bisla on the first ball of the over. Moises Henriques is the next batsman in, Bangalore are in serious trouble now.

End of over 13 - RCB 63 for 2: Gayle and de Villiers are taking no risks after the fall of two wickets. Five Singles from the first five balls and de Villers tries a scoop shot on the last ball, but the ball falls in behind the keeper.

End of over 12 - RCB 63 for 2: Rajat Bhatia comes on to start his first over with a dot ball follwed by a single to short fine leg. AB de Villiers took a single to sweeper cover on the third ball. Bangalore are dealing only in singles only.

End of over 11 - RCB 57 for 2: Kallis starts the next over with two dot balls to AB de Villiers followed by a single on the third ball. Gayle takes a single to midwicket on the fourth ball to give back the strike to de Villiers, who takes a single on the last ball.

End of over 10 - RCB 54 for 2: Yusuf Pathan started the tenth over with three singles on first three balls as Bangalore complted their fifty. Four runs from next three balls. Just seven runs from the tenth over.

End of over 9 - RCB 47 for 2: Virat Kohli lost his wicket to Jacques Kallis after he tried to cut a delivery with no pace, gets an inside edge on to the stumps. This has been an impressive start by Kolkata bowlers.

End of over 8 - RCB 42 for 1: Virat Kohli,hit doeschate for four runs square off the wicket on a delivery outside off. Chris Gayle comes out to hit Doeschate for a big six over long on.

End of over 7 - RCB 28 for 1: Bangalore are really struggling to score the runs on a wicket which looks very slow and have shown lack of bounce. Just five singles from the over.

End of over 5 - RCB 16 for 1: Senanayake starts his second over with a single and and a dot ball, and finally git rid off Cheteshwar Pujara. It was a flighted deliver outside off and Pujara comes out and tries to clear the out field, Balaji takes the catch.

End of over 4 - RCB 14 for 0: Lakshmipathy Balaji started his second over with to dot balls. There was a lbw appeal on the second ball, but was turned down. The pitch looks slow and low. Just three runs off the over; Gayle and Pujara are taking their time.

End of over 3 - RCB 11 for 0: Jacques Kallis missed a tough catch on the first slip as the ball went to the third man boundary for four runs. Six runs from the over. This has been a quite start for Bangalore.

End of over 2- RCB 5 for 2: Another economical over for Kolkata. After two dot balls Lakshmipathy Balaji gave a single on the third ball to Pujara. Chris Gayle took a single to mid on on the fifth ball. Just two runs from the over.

End of over 1 - RCB 3 for 0: Sachithra Senanayake started the first over Kolkata with three dot balls in a row. Cheteshwar Pujara took a single on the fourth ball to give the strike to Chris Gayle, who opened his account on the first ball he faced. Just thrre singles from the over. Good start for Kolkata Knight Riders.

Teams:

Kolkata (Playing XI): Manvinder Bisla(wk), Gautam Gambhir(c), Jacques Kallis, Yusuf Pathan, Ryan ten Doeschate, Manoj Tiwary, Debabrata Das, Rajat Bhatia, Sachithra Senanayake, Sunil Narine, Lakshmipathy Balaji.

Bangalore (Playing XI): Cheteshwar Pujara, Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers(wk), Saurabh Tiwary, Moises Henriques, Vinay Kumar, Ravi Rampaul, Murali Kartik, Abhimanyu Mithun, Jaidev Unadkat.

Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir has won the toss and decided to bowl first. Sachithra Senanayake and Debabrata Das come in for Eoin Morgan and Iqbal Abdulla; Mithun gets his first game this year and Syed Mohammad misses out.

Royal Challengers Bangalore already have a foot inside the IPL 6 play-offs door and a win against Kolkata Knight Riders will guarantee it.

For the defending champions, there is simply no room for any further goof-up as Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings are the three out of four teams who are on the verge of qualification.

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